16 Oct '17, 2am

Climate Change and Hurricanes- Science or ‘Fake News’?:

Climate Change and Hurricanes- Science or ‘Fake News’?:

Are hurricanes getting worse because of climate change ? Well, you wouldn’t know it from the way conservative politicians and reporters are spinning things. So what is science and what is so-called “fake news “? While several media outlets completely ignored climate change when Hurricane Harvey battered Texas, others posed the question: Is climate change altering our experience of hurricanes? The Atlantic, for example, wondered “Does Harvey Represent a New Normal for Hurricanes? ” Meanwhile, Quartz asked “Did climate change make Hurricane Harvey worse? ” The climate science-denialist side of the GOP began their predictable assault on these articles. One of the most face-palm inducing moments, however, may have come from Florida Governor Rick Scott. In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Scott continued his pattern of dodging climate change questions : Clearly our environment chang...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/climate-change-and-hurricanes...

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